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Report Of The Cricklade Case by  Samuel Petrie - 1st Edition - 1785 - from The Novel Shoppe and

Report Of The Cricklade Case

by Petrie, Samuel

Condition: Fair

London: Thomas Payne and Son, and Edward Brooke. Fair. 1785. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Brown leather boards, gilt paste-on label on spine. Paper paste-on label on front states: "Enclosure No. 11267 from E. W. Adams (hand-written above printed name now blacked out) , to Mr. D. C. Lannes, Gen. Pat. Attorney, Western Electric Co. , Inc. , 195 Broadway, New York, U. S. A". Laid in at page 409 is a letter addressed to D. C. , from Clarence G. Stoll, 195 Broadway, New York, who was retiring on August 22, with no year given on the letter, the handwriting being of old school. Petrie, who ran unsuccessfully against John Bristow for a seat in the House of Commons from the Borough of Cricklade, discovered that the winner purchased votes, and took Bristow to court. Petrie prevailed, and this book deals with the lawsuit, as well as other issues which came to light. An extremely rare volume in its original state. Foxing, dampstaining, extremities rubbed and frayed. Boards detached. Old initials in upper right corner of title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [xvi]588+index, errata pages; 24051 .
  • Bookseller: The Novel Shoppe US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24051
  • Title: Report Of The Cricklade Case
  • Author: Petrie, Samuel
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Thomas Payne and Son, and Edward Brooke
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1785


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